What is BEAGLE?

The BEAGLE Program is a four-day, intensive program for incoming freshman Biology, Chemical Biology & Environmental Science majors at Saint Joseph’s University. The goals of the program are to:

-help students make the transition to college-level academics
-help students develop effective study skills
-introduce students to the pace and rigor of college-level science classes
-introduce students to faculty and successful students


When is BEAGLE?

August 20-23, 2019

Here is this year's (2019) BEAGLE schedule:  2019 BEAGLE Schedule


How do I apply to BEAGLE?

Want to get a head start on success in your Biology courses?

Set sail on the BEAGLE program!

Applications open on May 10, 2019 and close on July 5, 2019 (5 PM).

For more information about the BEAGLE program, please contact Dr. Shaan Bhatt at

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Resident students enrolled in the BEAGLE program are strongly encouraged to live in the Science Residential Learning Community in LaFarge Hall. For more information regarding the Science RLC, please contact Elizabeth Ali at

The BEAGLE program is supported by: Office of Admissions, Learning Resource Center, Department of Biology & the Office of Residence Life